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KK Pronunciation

〔 mәˋstek 〕


〔 miˊsteik 〕

Overview of noun mistake

The noun mistake has 3 senses

  • mistake, error, fault -- (a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention; "he made a bad mistake"; "she was quick to point out my errors"; "I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults")

  • mistake, misunderstanding, misapprehension -- (an understanding of something that is not correct; "he wasn't going to admit his mistake"; "make no mistake about his intentions"; "there must be some misunderstanding--I don't have a sister")

  • error, mistake -- (part of a statement that is not correct; "the book was full of errors")

Overview of verb mistake

The verb mistake has 2 senses

  • mistake, misidentify -- (identify incorrectly; "Don't mistake her for her twin sister")

  • err, mistake, slip -- (to make a mistake or be incorrect)